Island Princess (Princess Cruises)


Island Princess is one of only two ships in the entire Princess Cruises’ fleet that is built to Panamax-specifications, this means she can sail through the Panama Canal (note: Since June 2016 the Panama Canal expansion has opened, allowing much larger ships to use this route)

The ship sails several roundtrip cruises to Alaska from Vancouver in the Summer. In the winter she sails from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles via the Panama Canal (15 days) and the same in reverse for those wishing to travel the opposite way (usually passing her sister ship, Coral Princess)

The ship offers many facilities found on Princess Cruises’ other ships including the delightful Movies Under the Stars – spend the night watching a movie, concert or sporting event outdoors in plush lounge chairs with a snacks and drinks service!


In 2015, Island Princess made her first trip to Europe and sailed to Barcelona and Venice, performing roundtrip East Mediterranean cruises for the first time.

Ship info

Cruise Line: Princess Cruises
Status: In service
Ship size: Mid-size ship
Ship class: Coral
Sister ships:
Passengers: 2,214
Staterooms: 987
Total crew: 900
Ship length: 294.0 m
Ship beam: 32.0 m
Ship draft: 8.2 m
Tonnage: 92,000
No. of decks: 11
Elevators: 14
Service speed: 22.0 knots
Onboard currency: US Dollar
Registry port: Hamilton (Bermuda)
IMO number: 9230402
Call sign: ZCDG4

Build details

Shipyard: Chantiers de l'Atlantique, St. Nazaire, France
Build date: 2001
Build cost: $360 million USD
Entered service: June 2003


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